HMM kicks off direct service between Indonesia and Latin America

HMM introduces first direct service between Indonesia and Latin America

HMM has announced that its service connecting Far East, India and Latin America (FIL) made its maiden call in Tanjung Priok, Jakarta.

The FIL service was launched in December 2021, and the Port of Jakarta was recently added to the port rotation:

Busan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Jakarta – Singapore – Kattupalli – Santos – Paranagua – Itapoa – Navegantes – Buenos Aires – Montevideo – Santos – Singapore – Hongkong – Busan. 

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MV. Hyundai Shanghai will be the first vessel for HMM’s FIL service at Jakarta with a carrying capacity of 6,987 TEU.

This marks the company’s first direct service between Indonesia and Latin America, with connection to key Asian ports.

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HMM is convinced that this enhanced service will provide more efficient transportation options, strengthening trade relationships and promoting economic growth in these regions.

The enhanced FIL service was celebrated with a presentation of plaques from HMM Indonesian branch and New Priok Container Terminal One (NPCT1).

In February 2023, HMM announced that it secured contracts for nine 9,000 TEU containerships powered by methanol dual-fuel engines.

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